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Description: Trent and Mersey Canal Bridge over MacClesfield Canal
Date Listed: 22 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 273358
OS Grid Reference: SJ8355154592
OS Grid Coordinates: 383551, 354592
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0883, -2.2470
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KIDSGROVE CP TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
SJ 85 SW Harding's Wood
5/74 Bridge over Macclesfield
Towing path bridge. 1829. Red brick (English bond) with ashlar dressings. Single
semi-elliptical arch with rusticated voussoirs. Stone parapet band to a plain
parapet which on the south side is terminated by square piers, and which on the
north side curves into the ground. On each side of the bridge is a stone panel
inscribed thus: "MACCLESFIELD / CANAL / MDCCCXXXIIII". The Macclesfield Canal
was opened in 1831, the engineer was William Crosley. Charles Hadfield The Canals
of the West Midlands 3rd edition (1985).
Listing NGR: SJ8355154592
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Source: English Heritage
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